Herricks, New York

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Herricks, New York
The Herricks Community Center, located in the former Herricks School.
The Herricks Community Center, located in the former Herricks School.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Herricks, New York is located in New York
Herricks, New York
Herricks, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 40°45′23″N 73°39′44″W / 40.75639°N 73.66222°W / 40.75639; -73.66222Coordinates: 40°45′23″N 73°39′44″W / 40.75639°N 73.66222°W / 40.75639; -73.66222
Country United States
State New York
County Nassau County, New York
TownNorth Hempstead
Named forHerricks Path
Area
 • Total0.6 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Land0.6 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
115 ft (35 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total4,295
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
11040
Area code(s)516
FIPS code36-34198
GNIS feature ID0952637

Herricks is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in Nassau County, on Long Island, in New York, United States. The population was 4,295 at the 2010 census.

It is an unincorporated area, and is located in the southern part of Town of North Hempstead.

History[edit]

The school in Herricks was established in 1813, making it one of the oldest in Nassau County. It was named for Herricks Path, a path that existed as early as 1659.[1] By 1898, the Herricks School was one of Nassau County's last single-room schools.[2]

Geography[edit]

U.S. Census map of Herricks.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all land.[3]

It is bordered by Searingtown Road/Shelter Rock Road to the north, Hillside Avenue to the south (vis-a-vis with Garden City Park), Herricks Road to the east and Marcus Avenue to the west.

Mail delivery is provided by the New Hyde Park Post Office utilizing the 11040 Zip Code.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2010 census, there were 4,295 people residing in the CDP. The racial makeup of the CDP was 52.6% White, 0.5% African American, 0.10% Native American, 43.2% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 1.1% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population. 23.2% of the population are Asian Indians, 9.1% are Chinese and 1.6% are Filipino.[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 4,076 people, 1,349 households, and 1,121 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 7,284.4 per square mile (2,810.3/km2). There were 1,371 housing units at an average density of 2,450.2/sq mi (945.3/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 72.74% White, 0.29% African American, 0.10% Native American, 24.39% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.93% from other races, and 1.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.17% of the population.

There were 1,349 households, out of which 37.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.9% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.9% were non-families. 14.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.02 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 23.9% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $78,343, and the median income for a family was $84,451. Males had a median income of $55,125 versus $40,658 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $31,518. About 2.4% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under age 18 and 1.2% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

As Herricks is an unincorporated part of the Town of North Hempstead, it is directly governed by the town's government in Manhasset.[6][7]

As of June 2021, Herricks is represented on the Town Board by Peter J. Zuckerman, and is located in its 2nd Council District.[7]

Representation in higher government[edit]

Nassau County representation[edit]

Herricks is located in Nassau County's 10th Legislative district, which as of September 2021 is represented in the Nassau County Legislature by Ellen W. Birnbaum (D–Great Neck).[6][8]

New York State representation[edit]

New York State Assembly[edit]

Herricks is located in the New York State Assembly's 16th Assembly district, which as of September 2021 is represented by Gina Sillitti (D–Manorhaven).[6][9]

New York State Senate[edit]

Herricks is located in the New York State Senate's 7th State Senate district, which as of September 2021 is represented in the New York State Senate by Anna Kaplan (D–North Hills).[6][10]

Federal representation[edit]

United States Congress[edit]

Herricks is located in New York's 3rd congressional district, which as of September 2021 is represented in the United States Congress by Tom Suozzi (D–Glen Cove).[6][11]

United States Senate[edit]

Like the rest of New York, Herricks is represented in the United States Senate by Charles Schumer (D) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D).[12]

Politics[edit]

In the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the majority of Herricks voters voted for Hillary Clinton (D).[13]

Education[edit]

School districts[edit]

Herricks is located entirely within the boundaries of (and is thus served by) the Herricks Union Free School District.[6] As such, children who reside within Herricks and attend public schools go to school in the Herricks Union Free School District.[6]

Library districts[edit]

Herricks is located within the boundaries of (and is thus served by) the Shelter Rock Library District.[6]

Infrastructure[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Road[edit]

Hillside Avenue (New York State Route 25B) forms tthe hamlet's southern border.[6]

Other major roads which travel through Herricks include Denton Avenue, Herricks Road, Old Courthouse Road, Searingtown Road, and Shelter Rock Road.[6]

Rail[edit]

No rail lines pass through Herricks.[14] The nearest Long Island Rail Road stations to the hamlet are New Hyde Park on the Main Line and East Williston on the Oyster Bay Branch.[6]

Bus[edit]

The n22 runs along Hillside Avenue at the hamlet's southern border.[15] This bus line is operated by Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE).[15]

Utilities[edit]

Natural gas[edit]

National Grid USA provides natural gas to homes and businesses that are hooked up to natural gas lines in Herricks.[16]

Power[edit]

PSEG Long Island provides power to all homes and businesses within Herricks.[16]

Sewage[edit]

All of Herricks is connected to sanitary sewers, which are part of the Nassau County Sewage District, which handles and treats the hamlet's sanitary waste.[6][17]

Water[edit]

Herricks is located within the boundaries of the Garden City Park Water District, which provides the entire hamlet with water.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aronson, Harvey, ed. Home Town Long Island. (Newsday, 1999). ISBN 1-885134-21-5.
  2. ^ Weidman, Bette S. and Linda B. Martin. Nassau County Long Island In Early Photographs: 1869-1940. Dover Publications Inc., 1981. ISBN 0-486-24136-X
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ United States Census
  5. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Long Island Index: Interactive Map". www.longislandindexmaps.org. Retrieved 2021-06-28.
  7. ^ a b "Town of North Hempstead - Councilman Peter J. Zuckerman (2nd District)". www.northhempsteadny.gov. Retrieved 2021-06-29.
  8. ^ "District 10 - Ellen W. Birnbaum | Nassau County, NY - Official Website". www.nassaucountyny.gov. Retrieved 2021-09-12.
  9. ^ "Gina L. Sillitti - Assembly District 16 |Assembly Member Directory | New York State Assembly". nyassembly.gov. Retrieved 2021-07-22.
  10. ^ "NY Senate District 7". NY State Senate. Retrieved 2021-07-22.
  11. ^ "Suozzi Declares Victory In NY 3rd Congressional District Race". Huntington, NY Patch. 2020-11-17. Retrieved 2021-07-22.
  12. ^ "U.S. Senate: Contacting U.S. Senators". www.senate.gov. Retrieved 2021-07-22.
  13. ^ Welch, Will (2017-11-08). "How Long Island Voted". Newsday. Retrieved 2021-06-23.
  14. ^ "Long Island Index: Interactive Map". www.longislandindexmaps.org. Retrieved 2021-06-28.
  15. ^ a b "Nassau Inter-County Express - Maps and Schedules". www.nicebus.com. Retrieved 2021-08-19.
  16. ^ a b "Long Island Utility Information - LIPA, Nat Grid, & Local Water Authorities". LongIsland.com. Retrieved 2020-10-24.
  17. ^ "Sewerage Map – Nassau County". County of Nassau, New York. Retrieved 2021-08-05.